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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.812076
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for liblouis RHSA-2017:3111-01
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'liblouis'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'liblouis'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
Liblouis is an open source braille translator
and back-translator named in honor of Louis Braille. It features support for
computer and literary braille, supports contracted and uncontracted translation
for many languages and has support for hyphenation. New languages can easily be
added through tables that support a rule or dictionary based approach.
Liblouis also supports math braille (Nemeth and Marburg).

Security Fix(es):

* Multiple flaws were found in the processing of translation tables in
liblouis. An attacker could crash or potentially execute arbitrary code
using malicious translation tables. (CVE-2014-8184, CVE-2017-13738,
CVE-2017-13740, CVE-2017-13741, CVE-2017-13742, CVE-2017-13743,
CVE-2017-13744)

The CVE-2014-8184 issue was discovered by Raphael Sanchez Prudencio (Red
Hat).

Affected Software/OS:
liblouis on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7)

Solution:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:
6.8

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-8184
https://github.com/liblouis/liblouis/issues/425
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